Glazed Carrots
By 30 Minutes or Less
Golden carrots taste even better when coated with this butter and orange juice glaze!

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
Category: Side Dishes
Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange

Ingredients

12 medium carrots (2 lbs), peeled and ends removed

1 tsp butter, unsalted

1/2 Tbsp olive oil

2 Tbsp 100% orange juice

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Slice carrots to create 'coin-like' pieces.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a skillet. Add carrots and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to skillet.
  4. Cook until carrots are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  5. Slightly cool and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    80
  • Carbohydrates:    15g
  • Total Fat:    2g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    22.5%
  • Sodium:    300 mg
  • Protein:    1g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe adapted from the CDC.

 

 

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